Open University | The Learning Zone – The Sonnet
A schools programme which looks at the form and content of a selection of sonnets from William Wordsworth, Philip Sidney, William Shakespeare, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Charles Tennyson Turner.Tweet
Bard on the Box | Rt Hon Neil Kinnock MP
Celebrity Shakespeare devotees join members of the public to recite some of Shakespeare’s best-known and best-loved speeches and sonnets. This reading is by Neil Kinnock MP. Shown as part of Shakespeare Fortnight.
Stanza on Stage | Maya Angelou
Andrew McAllister introduces Maya Angelou in performance at the Hay-on-Wye festival. The performances include 'My bonnie lies over the ocean', 'Willie was a man without fame', Sonnet 29 'When in disgrace' by William Shakespeare, Still I rise by Maya Angelou, the folk song 'The woman I love is fat' and 'The glory of the day was in her face' by James Weldon Johnson.